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Augusta Man Pleads Not Guilty to Two Counts of Bribery According to The Augusta Chronicle, an Augusta man accused of two counts of bribery has pleaded not guilty to the charges made against him. The man is being accused of offering Mayor Pro Tem Alvin Mason of Augusta and Commissioner Corey Johnson special privileges in exchange […]

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Multiple Cocaine Drug Charges against 3 Gainesville Men An article: Multiple Cocaine Drug Charges addresses the recent arrest of three Gainesville men for several drug charges relating to trafficking cocaine, conspiracy to traffic cocaine, possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, and use of a communications device to facilitate a drug transaction. Based on the […]

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Gwinnett County Robbery Leads to Shooting An article: Robbery – Double Shooting reports that one individual is in critical condition and another has sustained a shot to the hip after fleeing the scene of an alleged home robbery. Apparently, the Gwinnett County double shooting occurred after the homeowner discovered the two individuals on the property. After […]

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Female Fulton County Jailer Convicted of Assaulting Handcuffed Inmate An article: Atlanta Crime Examiner  reports that a female Fulton County jailer has been convicted of using excessive force against a handcuffed inmate. Apparently the woman hit the inmate with a milk crate and has been charged with a felony as a result. Atlanta’s federal court determined […]

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Colquitt County Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest A Moultrie Observer article recently described the arrest of a man for drug violations in Colquitt County. The man was charged with the Georgia drug crime of possession and intent to distribute marijuana and white pills known as Hydrocodone. The arrest began as a routine traffic stop when an officer on […]

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Georgia Church Theft and Burglary Charges against Gospel Musicians Two 28-year-old male gospel singers have been charged with nine counts of “theft by taking” and nine counts of burglary in Georgia. A News4Jax report discusses that law enforcement utilized a search warrant to arrest the individuals after receiving a tip that linked the men to nine church […]

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Atlanta Memorial Day Weekend DUI Checkpoints While everyone finds different ways to enjoy a three-day weekend, law enforcement is on high alert for drunk drivers to help keep local residents, visitors and travelers safe during holidays like Memorial Day. Even if you think you are not drunk, and especially if you have had a few drinks – […]

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Atlanta Public Safety Officer Misconduct and Excessive Force Going into law enforcement is no easy task. Police officers and public safety officers alike have important responsibilities to uphold in helping prevent crime and keeping a community secure. In fulfilling these duties, officers are also expected by law to not cause any unnecessary harm to others […]

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The Aiken Standard reports that an Evans, Ga., man was arrested on charges that he attempted to lure a 14-year-old girl he met on the internet to meet him for sex. According to South Carolina’s attorney general, the man was arrested on February 18, 2010 during an Internet predator investigation conducted by the Aiken County […]

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Police Release New Details in Student’s Murder An article: Details in McEachern standout’s murder reports that the McEachern High School football star dialed 911 when his family was being held captive by his mother’s ex-boyfriend. Just after 2 a.m., the man allegedly broke into their house armed with a .22 caliber revolver. He then demanded […]